Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Toddler Tuesday: Cooking with Sam

Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes

This week's learning lessons:
              Learn how to pour liquid into the bowl
              Learn how to mix without spill batter everywhere
              Learn that different kitchen utensils have different purposes
              Watch how pancakes get fluffy
              Go over "hot" with the skillet
              Learn how to cut pancakes into smaller pieces

Ingredients (mostly taken from the Bisquick box)

cups Original Bisquick® mix
1 cup milk
2 eggs
Chocolate chips

1.  Pour two cups of Bisquick mix into a large bowl

2. Show toddler how you pour milk into measuring cup.

3. Allow toddler to pour milk into bowl.

4.  Crack egg into a small bowl and allow toddler to add egg to bowl.

5. Show toddler how to mix everything together using circular motions. 
 See the batter getting less lumpy!  Keep it up Sam.

6. Sam telling us that the skillet is HOT!  Yes, yes it is.

7. Toddler adding a little oil to the skillet using a tbsp.

8.  Have an adult scoop pancake batter onto skillet

9.  Time to add some chocolate chips and mushed up banana.  Oh yea, gotta make sure those chocolate chips didn't go bad....taste test!

10.  Sam again reinforcing that the skillet is HOT!

11.  Daddy showing Sam how to use a spatula to turn the pancakes.

12.  Sam insisting that HE cut the pancakes into smaller bites.  Yes that is a butter knife but it was good for his to practice.

13. Yummy!  Also good to freeze them separably for a quick weekday breakfast.

*disclaimer -  you know your child best.  If you feel your child is not quite ready for some of the steps seen above then modify to do what is most appropriate for your child *

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Next week: Low Fat cranberry orange muffins

1 comment:

Happy Whimsical Hearts said...

They look tasty :-) Love your pics of your little fella - he looks like he was having a ball! Can't wait to read your next baking post.

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